BSU in tenth after 36 holes of NSIC Championship
Monday, October 6, 2008
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Hillcrest Golf Club) -- The Bemidji State University women's golf team sits in 10 place after the first two rounds of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships held Saturday and Sunday at Hillcrest Golf Club in St. Paul Minn.

Senior Jenna Schurman (Sauk Centre, Minn.) led a BSU team that carded a 36-hole total of 364-402--766 (+190) to finish 115 stokes off the lead. Schurman fired a 88-94--182 (+38) to tie for 38th place.

Concordia University-St. Paul took the team title with a two-day total of 322-329--651 (+75). The Golden Bears' Carley Paulseth finished in a pile atop the leader board matching the scores of KC Kane of Southwest Minnesota State University and Upper Iowa University's Rochelle Schmidt who each walked off the course with 157 (+13).

Marissa Mackedanz (So., Paynesville, Minn.) posted BSU's best round-one score and went into round two tied for 14th place with an 83. She finished in 40th place with a 183. In addition, Ciarra Paulson (Fr., Hermantown, Minn.) recorded a 50th-place finish with a total of 91-107--198, Gretchen Trosen (Fr., Larimore, N.D.) took 55th with 101-102--203 and Kiki Phillips (Fr., Spencer, Wis.) rounded out the BSU contingent in 64th with a 36-hole total of 111-125--236.

The first to rounds of the NSIC Championship draw the 2008 fall season to a close for the BSU women's golf team. BSU will return to action April 4 when it travels to Fayette, Iowa to compete in the Upper Iowa University Spring Classic. The Beavers and the rest of the league will complete the 2008-09 NSIC Championship with 36-holes at the Brookings Country Club in Brookings, S.D. April 24-25.

NSIC Championship
Hillcrest Golf Club -- St. Paul, Minn.
Par 72, 5,919 yards
1. Concordia University, St. Paul - 322-329--651 (+75)
2. Winona State - 321-337--658 (+82)
3. Minnesota State - 329-339--668 (+92)
4. Upper Iowa - 321-349--670 (+94)
5. Augustana - 329-344--673 (+97)
6. Southwest Minnesota State - 339-342--681 (+105)
7. MSU Moorhead - 360-356--716 (+140)
8. Wayne State - 359-361--720 (+144)
9. St. Cloud State - 364-366--730 (+154)
10. Bemidji State - 364-402--766 (+190)
11. Northern State - 387-404--791 (215)
12. Minnesota-Crookston - 405-430--835 (+259)

Bemidji State - 766 (+190)
t-38. Jenna Schurman - 88-94--182 (+38)
t-40. Marissa Mackedanz - 83-100--183 (+39)
50. Ciarra Paulson - 91-107--198 (+54)
55. Gretchen Trosen - 102-101-203 (+59)
64. Kiki Phillips - 111-125--236 (+92)

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